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Summer is Here and So are the Mosquitoes: Why Local Vector Control is Key to Combating Zika

As temperatures rise well above 50 degrees throughout much of the country, mosquito season is in full swing, meaning many Americans are at a greater risk for mosquito-borne illness. This year’s risk factor is substantially…

Travel Scholarships: Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference

Travel scholarships are currently available for the Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference. Scheduled for November 6-9, 2017 in Garden Grove, CA, this event will convene food safety professionals from across the country to…

Keep Crypto out of the Pool: Addressing One of the Summer’s Major Public Health Risks

By Hannah Donart, NACCHO Environmental Health Intern Cryptosporidium (Crypto) is one of the most common causes of diarrheal disease outbreaks associated with recreational water activity in the United States and these outbreaks are occurring at…

Webinar: New Prevention Tools to Improve Food Safety in Restaurants

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Environmental Health Brand and the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center are hosting a webinar about new environmental…

NACCHO and CDC Launch Pilot Project to Improve Oral Health through Local Water Fluoridation

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the collective annual cost of dental care in the United States is over $113 billion, while another $6 billion is lost when Americans miss work…